Distance Piece

The distance piece is a separable housing that connects the cylinder to the frame. The distance piece may be open or closed and may have multiple compartments. It may be furnished as single, double, or extra long. The purpose of a longer distance piece is to isolate that part of the rod entering the crankcase and receiving lubrication from the part entering the cylinder and contacting the gas. This prevents lubricant from entering the cylinder and contaminating the gas, particularly necessary in nonlu-bricated cylinders. It can also keep a synthetic lubricant in a cylinder from being corrupted by the crankcase lubricant.

Compartments in the distance piece collect and control packing leakage when the gas is toxic or flammable. Today, the toxic category covers many of the gases that were allowed to freely escape into the atmosphere not many years ago. With the pollution laws becoming more stringent, leakage control takes on a much greater significance. The leakage can be directed to a flare or other disposal point and, as with multiple compartments, a buffer of inert gas can be used together with the collection compartment to further prevent gas leakage.

Renewable Energy Eco Friendly

Renewable Energy Eco Friendly

Renewable energy is energy that is generated from sunlight, rain, tides, geothermal heat and wind. These sources are naturally and constantly replenished, which is why they are deemed as renewable.

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